Story: Batley, Robert Thompson

Moawhango in the 1890s

Moawhango in the 1890s

Moawhango was the business centre of inland Patea by the 1890s, largely thanks to the entrepreneurial talents of Robert Thompson Batley, storekeeper, sheepfarmer and property owner.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, R. A. L. Batley Collection (PAColl-4084)
Reference: 1/2-017061; F

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How to cite this page:

R. A. L. Batley. 'Batley, Robert Thompson', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1993. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/2b10/batley-robert-thompson (accessed 21 October 2020)